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angle? >> not right now, dana, wait until the show is over. just can't wait. anyway, that is it for "the five." thank you for joining us, see you tomorrow. special report, you know what that is. that is pretty good. >> the terror on the ground, in the aftermath of alleged chemical weapons warfare in syria, we talked to people who were there. this is special report. good evening, i'm brett baier, the international outrage is growing tonight over the alleged use of chemical weapons in syria. france is suggesting the use of force. turkey said several red lines have been crossed. here in the u.s., the reaction has been less public and far less definitive. more on that in a moment.
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tonight, we begin with the eyewitness accounts of chemical weapons. here is a strong warning. many of the images in this report are very graphic and disturbing. >> reporter: for those who survived wednesday's attack comes the grim task of burying the dead. hundreds, if not thousands of dead. their bodies lined up, filling room after room. images somebody had to risk his life to capture, to show the world the horrors inside syria. via skype, we reached the man behind many of the pictures. >> some patients, they were just looking at -- in the eye. as if they are asking me to get them help. but i couldn't -- i couldn't do anything, actually. >> reporter: arriving in a field hospital just hours after the alleged chemical attack, he captured the raw intensity of
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war. >> the situation is very horrific. >> reporter: like this man convulsing on the ground, the doct are treating the symptoms of nerve gas as somebody pours water on them. there are dozens more in worse condition. another video captures the compassion during war. i found all of my neighbors dead, said this man, only a little girl was arrived. i brought her, he trained his camera on the little girl. all she could do is cry. just like this woman who arrived at one of the many makeshift morgues, gently pulling back the sheets, looking for loved ones. it is a race against time. >> they had to bury these bodies, even if they don't identify or recognize them yet. >> reporter: many bodies just have tape, saying unidentified. unblurred, the bodies look almost as if they are sleeping.
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this man captured hundreds dead, knows otherwise. we talked by skype, as well. but he prefers to remain anonymous. today, we find more bodies, he told me, as we bury the bodies from yesterday. they claimed to have found one of the rockets, behind them, a ghost town. the residents, wiped from the earth. >> we are nothing to anyone in the world. i mean, no one cares about us. >> the syrian government calls the accusation of chemical weapons used, fabricated. of course, the way to prove that would be to allow the inspectors in the area to drive from the hotel to see what we've shown you tonight. so far, the syrians have refused. >> leland, thank you. there are questions tonight about what, if anything, that president obama is going to do, if anything, about the latest carnage, people are wondering
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why the ambassador skipped the u.n.'s security council meeting on syria. james rosen has spent the day at the state department trying to get answers. another warning here, this report also contains disturbing video. >> reporter: as the syrian regime assaulted rebel positions in the damascus suburb not far from where an alleged chemical weapons attack killed up to 1800 people on wednesday, the obama administration with held judgment on whether or not the chemical weapons were used. they still reserve opinion on whether or not they can use them. and the u.s. has directed the intelligence community to nail down the facts. >> that means gathering information from witnesses on the ground. it means intelligence-gathering. it means open source reporting and examining that. and obviously, we've taken a close look at that. it means scientific gathering. >> reporter: but republican senator john mccain says he is
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confidence that the administration has used chemical weapons begin. critics speak out about whether or not he uses action against the weapons used in syria. the president is eroding credibility. >> if we do not act in a very, very clear and decisive way. we're going to lose allies and influence very, very quickly throughout the region. >> reporter: aids to president obama said he did enforce his red line three months ago after the first confirmed use of chemical weapons by the regime, by providing direct military assistance to the rebels. however, the administration didn't say what force that took, and couldn't say whether it had impact on the ground. >> as you know, there are other factors which you fail to reference, which include hezbollah, iran, other foreign fighters that we have said many times have strengthened the
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hands of the regime. >> reporter: the u.s. wouldn't say where the new u.s. ambassador samantha powers was when the deputy convened the session. >> there was no dishonor -- >> she had a previously scheduled trip. i don't think i need to be any further. >> the british and french were represented at the emergency session of the security council, also at the deputy level. at her confirmation hearings last month, samantha powers called the fail of the security council a disgrace, that history will judge harshly. >> thank you, james. and now, former president hosni mubarak is out of prison today, transferred where he is under house arrest. the president approved the move after the violence followed the
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overthrow of mubarak's successor, mohammed morsi. several people protested outside the white house against the attacks on christians in egypt, as we told you yesterday, the strikes have accelerated dramatically and have been blamed on the muslim brotherhood. more than 100 christian churches have been burned in recent days. while the middle east is in a dangerous flux, president obama is taking a two-day road trip to push the fight against rising college costs. from syracuse, there could be more pressing matters ahead. >> reporter: as president obama's poll numbers sink, he is getting back on the bus, hoping that recycling an effective tool from the election campaign will bring back his romance with the young voters. >> for too long, we've seen an erosion of middle class
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security. so together, we saved the auto industry. together we took on a broken health care system. >> reporter: while the latest episodes of his middle class road show are focused on college affordability, that is not a sign of action, it released a photo of the president hosting a video conference with people and the law around the country. the meeting was held in the white house situation room, normally reserved for serious matters such as the middle east. on health care, the president knows getting 18 to 34-year-olds into the new insurance changes by october one will be critical to bringing the premiums down. the legions of fans are not exactly fired up. younger age groups are the least familiar with the law. 18 to 34-year-olds say they're very familiar with the law, while 18 to 30% of 55-year-olds, and 18% of 55-year-olds and up
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are very familiar with it. >> we've seen a faction of republicans in congress suggest that maybe america shouldn't pay its bills that are already run up. that we should shut down government, if they can't shut down obama care. >> reporter: talking college affordability does get young people excited. and today in buffalo, the president unveiled a plan to set up a ranking system for universities that will tie financial aid to how well they're doing on tuition costs and others. the republican chairman praised the president for pushing competition, although klein added i remain concerned that p proposing a college ranking system could curtail the price controls. so with little chance of it passing congress, the president is likely to use executive power, a strategy he has already
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deployed on a range of other issues. brett? >> ed henry, traveling in syracuse. well, what do you think on the president's plan of ranking colleges, and what do you think of his bus trip? let me know on twitter, you can follow me @brettbaier. at least 17 women are accusing the democrat of making unwanted advances or inappropriate statements. we expect to have more tomorrow and will have a complete report on that. up next, here is what some of our fox affiliates are covering tonight. casey in tacoma has an apology from the soldier who massacred the 39 villagers. the staff sergeant said it was an act of cowardice when he went on a nighttime mission.
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a jury room is determining if his life sentence should allow a chance of parole. and there is the indictment of former patriots football star, aaron hernandez today on a murder charge. and this is a live look at houston, the big story tonight, the justice department will sue the state of texas over the voter id law. attorney general eric holder said the government will not allow the recent supreme court decision throwing out the most powerful part of the voting rights act to become open season on voting rights. governor rick perry said he will fight what he calls the administration's end run around the supreme court. that is tonight's look outside the beltway, from special report. we'll be right back. ♪
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way they insure their workers. they are not the first and likely will not be the last. chief national correspondent jim angle has more on the big money blow against obama care. >> reporter: united parcel service, along with the university of virginia and other companies tell their employees they will no longer cover working spouses who have access to health insurance elsewhere. >> it is going to be a very disruptive time at firms, and people accommodating the affordable care act. >> this is a huge cost and exercise that is going to roll out over the next couple of years. >> both ups and the university pointed to increased cost under obama care as a reason for the move. uva issued a statement saying it faces "rising health care cost, spiking expenses of high dollar claims and looming taxes
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connected with federal health care reform." there are insurance taxes on policies themselves, on medical devices of all kinds, and one particular change the administration always touts. >> if you're under 26, you can stay on your parents' plans. >> reporter: but nothing is free, and that is exactly why ups prompted the move on the spouses. >> the ups said look, we had this provision kick in last year and it wound up costing us 60 million. they estimate they will save the same amount by kicking 60,000 spouses off. >> reporter: one way to kick off the spouses is that they will have to change to another network. >> and that change could likely be more expensive. but may not, in fact, cover the same physicians. mom may have to change physicians or spend a lot more money. >> reporter: but that conflicts with president obama's repeated assertions to the contrary. >> if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your
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doctor, period. >> reporter: so even though the administration boasts of all the new free incentives, nothing is really free. >> it is a question of who pays for it. again, that is why this is setting in motion what we're seeing, which is really a game of musical chairs and cost-shifting. >> reporter: some see it as a frantic effort by employers to avoid higher costs which could make health care more complicated for american families. brett? >> it is already pretty complicated. jim, thank you. what was described as a technical glitch halted trading on the nasdaq for three hours today, the dow broke the three-day losing streak, gaining 66, the nasdaq finished 39. we told you recently how the obama administration is pulling out all the stops to promote their health care law. tonight, molly hennenberg has more on the idea to sell obama care.
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>> reporter: they will get about a million taxpayer dollars in grant money to help clients enroll in new obama care insurance programs. but republicans say president obama promised that no obama care money will go to abortion services. and planned parenthood is the largest abortion provider in the country. gop lawmakers contend that there is no way to verify how planned parenthood spends the money. >> how can we be assured that the money that is being given, when each of these affiliates are required to have abortion services in each one of their clinics, how do you separate that money? >> reporter: but planned parenthood said it will make sure the money reaches americans and it will help people enroll in affordable programs that cover preventive care and emergency care. these grants have nothing to do with abortions and will not be used for abortion services.
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hennebe . 19,000 firefighters are battling more than 50 wildfires tonight in ten states. the blaze outside yosemite national park has tripled in size and threatens 2500 homes, hotels, and camp buildings, covering more than 84 square miles and is just 12% contained. now the latest from oklahoma, where three teens are charged with the murder of an australian student attending college here in the u.s. correspondent garrett tenney has more on the motivation for the crime and the investigation. >> reporter: oklahoma investigators are still searching for the weapon used to kill australian christopher lane, last week, three teens were charged with the crime, saying they did it simply because they were bored. now there are questions on whether or not the killing was racially motivated.
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the youngest of the trio, there was this message on twitter, 95% of white people are nasty, hash tag, hate them. and just a few days after the trial of george zimmerman, edwards supposedly posted a message, bragged about how he had knocked out five white people since the verdict was read. civil rights leaders have been criticized by many this week for not speaking out against the violence as they did in the case against trayvon martin earlier this year. last month, though, jesse jackson released a statement saying in part "the recent incidents of violence in america, most notably, the student in oklahoma, and the attack on the person in florida once again calls on each of us to collectively resist all forms of violence in our society. in particular, black on black violence that disproportionately
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affects blacks in america." in australia, the family continues to struggle with the loss of their son. >> it is pointless, and to try to understand it, you can't -- if you had left five minutes early or late, you can tell yourself, but you will send yourself silly. >> prosecutors say for now, though, they won't focus on the lane murder as a hate crime but as a homicide. brett? >> thank you, the army private sentenced to 35 years in prison for giving classified materials say he wants to live as a woman. bradley manning wants to be called chelsea, his gender identification was used as part of his recent court martial. the army says they don't provide sex reassignment surgery. and considering a verdict tonight. this comes after major hasan refused to mount any sort of
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defense against charges of murdering 13 people and wounding more than 30. correspondent case estigel has more. >> reporter: the deliberations follow a surprising morning in the courtroom after the accused gunman declined to give a closing argument. when the judge gave major hasan the floor, he said the defense chooses not to make a closing statement. but the prosecution spent hours summarizing the evidence they introduced throughout the court martial, including testimony from nearly 90 witnesses. the prosecution said that hasan had two motives here, saying "he believed he had a jihad duty to kill as many soldiers as he could. he did not want to deploy to
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afghanistan." he faces counts of premeditated murder, and 32 counts of premeditated murder. >> i am certain there will be findings of guilt on most if not all the charges. i think the big issue here will be the sentence of the case. >> reporter: in order for the death penalty to be on the table, the panel must be unanimous on at least one of the 13 counts of premeditated murder. at a breaking development, live from fort hood this evening, 11 minutes ago we got a 30-minute recall notice. that basically means one of three things, number one, either the panel has in fact reached a verdict. number two, the panel is requesting to recess for the evening and start again first thing tomorrow morning. or three, the panel has a question. so about 45 after the hour is when court will be back in session. and we will learn what the panel has been doing for the last several hours. we're going to stay here and of course, keep you posted here on special report, brett. >> okay, casey, thank you, and
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eventful term for outgoing fbi director, robert mueller, is a vast understatement. he has been at his post since the week before 911. and in a worldwide battle with extremists. today,ñr he talks about some of his challenges, past and present, with catherine herridge. >> reporter: robert mueller has served two years beyond the standard ten-year term, by request of the president. as he leaves in the wake of the benghazi attack and attacks on u.s. citizens? >> does the fbi collect the data and evidence? >> yes, if you have the authority under the statute to capture e-mails of somebody, you capture them and review them. >> so to be clear, the fbi is only collecting american's e-mails under a court order? >> yes. >> as a result of the nsa leaks
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by former contractor edward snowden, he suggests they are changing the way they operate. >> our capabilities have been impacted by the disclosures. >> regarding the attack that killed ambassador stevens and three other agents, mueller explains why it took so long to reach the scene. >> on the one hand, it was inertia, on the other hand, we want to make sure we have the adequate security to send men in. >> also, the bombing in 1988 over scotland where 270 people were killed. as for benghazi, what is holding up the investigation? >> you're not certain if the particular prime minister is going to be there next week or next month, we've gone there several times since benghazi. >> it is hard to know who to deal with. >> it is hard to deal with them. you don't know the security
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forces. >> while mueller would not comment on the administration's initial statements that a video played a role in the attack, he confirmed the bureau dispatched a special team of investigators. >> we had treated it as a terrorist attack. >> and that was immediate? >> yes. >> on the recent decision to close nearly 200 u.s. embassies in africa based on a specific threat from al-qaeda, mueller says the danger has not passed. >> we are closely monitoring the situation. i would say that it may well have been postponed. one of the contributing factors is the fact that we ramped up. and that precautions were taken. and the opportunity they thought they may have had at that juncture was not there. >> reporter: as for a reported conference call between the terrorist leaders? >> we're seeing the dialogue, that they are going through arab spring, that territory -- will present a substantial threat. >> so al-qaeda is not dead?
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>> no. >> what is the greatest threat, in pakistan, yemen, north africa or homegrown terrorism? >> i would start with homegrown terrorism. as we've seen in the boston marathon. >> the terrorism from 2009 to the boston marathon bombing earlier this year, the suspects are followers of alawki, the first targeted. >> the initiative is how to gain the knowledge on how to develop explosives on the internet. that is the biggest juncture, after that, al-qaeda and the arabic peninsula. >> reporter: the newly classified documents are raising questions over whether the u.s. government tried to recruit him in 2002. >> i am not familiar with any threat to recruit him as an asset. that does not mean to say there
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was not an effort at some level of the bureau or another agency to do so. >> reporter: as for his last day at the bureau, mueller said he would miss his colleagues above all else. i sense some sadness in your voice. >> i will be sad to leave it, absolutely. but it is time to go on. >> reporter: in washington, catherine herridge, fox news. >> tough talk today about syria. but not from the white house. we'll discuss the president's embattled foreign policy. his missing u.s. ambassador, and other subjects when we come back. humans. even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. which is why at liberty mutual insurance, to policies come with new car replacement and accident forgiveness if you qualify. see what ee comes standard at liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy?
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said if they crossed a red line that there would be response. we know now, of course, that they have already used it. i am sure and confident that they are using it again. and they will use it again unless they are reined in and prevented from doing so. >> it, and cw, chemical weapons, in syria. leland vittert, our correspondent, said there is no doubt they have used chemical weapons. they're still finding bodies, according to the people on the ground. now, an interesting take, russia wrote off the attack, according to "the new york times" as a pre-planned orchestration by the rebel his, saying all of this
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looks like a plan for the pretext that they side with the opponents, and undermine the geneva conference. nothing from the white house today. let's bring in our panel, kierston powers, and charles krauthammer. >> technology just changed everything, you remember the debate over whether saddam used poison gas, yes, he did, no, he didn't. now we have the video which is overwhelming in its emotional power and increases the pressure on the governments like ours, especially ours, to intervene and stop people from doing this terrible thing. doesn't change, the basic context, is toppling the assad regime. and what do you do if you get it? a regime that is worse? >> you are not a proponent of
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intervention -- >> they are horrible, but the question again, i'm merely saying, it may be good to topple the assad regime or not. i'm merely saying the weapon we should use is o-- the final thig i would say is intervening in iraq in 2003, morally justified, remove attend counterbalance to iran, that had consequences. >> kierston? >> i don't think it has to be whether or not we're overthrowing the assad regime. and i do think we disagreed about this before. but i see the united states as a force for good in the world. and someone that people turn to when there are human rights atrocities. we have not always done the best job in responding, occasionally we have. i think it can warrant a response on purely humanitarian reasons. i don't think we have to
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actually overthrow the regime to retaliate. you could use a drone, there are different things you can do to assert the message this will not be tolerated. especially since the president said this will not be tolerated. >> we did not hear from the president on egypt or syria in recent days. and now this, we just get the state department spokesperson. charles, what about that? >> the president has decided the united states will remain passive and on the sidelines, in both cases, there is no reason he should come out and announce passivity, although he has don't that and it doesn't look good. the president himself imposed the sanction on the use of chemical weapons. the wide line is, is it in our interest and the interest of the people there to get rid of the regime and what happens afterwards. i thought it was an artificial red line.
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i think the president came up with it originally as a way to keep out of the battle. but look as if he was being very high-minded. well then, the bluff was called. it was used. and he acted in a way that made it very clear to everybody in the region that nothing he says in the region carries any weight. and that, i think, is the fact of what is happening right now. that is the reason you can have the regime do it, and why they can do it with impunity. it is the reason hezbollah was on the ground, and can do it with impunity. it is the reason why the russians are doing it with impunity. there is no response with any effect coming from the united states. >> so what would you do? >> well, i wouldn't have imposed a red line on chemical weapons. what i would have done, which is at the beginning of the conflict, when the jihadists had not entered, for about a year, when it was a popular uprising,
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obviously, uniting all sectors of society with a democratic objective. that would have been the time to intervene and it would have been decisive. right now, i think passivity is our only option because of the compromising of the jihadist option. that could change, but doesn't hinge on the chemical weapons. >> so you would say the president is doing the right thing? >> having done the wrong thing, he has left himself with no active options right now. >> the u.s. ambassador to the united nations tweeted this, as a u.n. security council meeting was coming to a close at about 5:00 yesterday afternoon. samantha power tweeted, reports deserv devastating, hundreds dead in the streets, including children. u.n. must get there fast, and if true, perps must face justice. now, turns out we found out
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ambassador power, newly appointed to the meeting, was not at the meeting. the deputy was at that meeting. so the natural question was, where was the ambassador? the state department said she was keeping track of everything and monitoring it. and here is the exchange she had with james rosen. >> she is monitoring events, participating in the national security council meeting in egypt convened by the president. and is monitoring her staff. and the deputy participated in the u.n. security council consultations at the direction. >> is she on vacation? >> i don't have anymore details, i would send you to the u.n. for her schedule. >> there is no dishonor in having had a scheduled vacation if that is the case. >> she had a previously scheduled trip, i don't think i need to go into more detail from here. and you're welcome to call the united nations where she is the ambassador. >> you were willing to read out a certain set of facts about this, why did you stop at this.
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>> i had no more on this. >> we did reach out to her spokesperson, who also would not tell us where she was and didn't want to comment any further. >> well, he is great at asking questions, i have to say, i'm sure wherever she is ambassador power is just dying she is not here. she has a very freshman seminar view of the world. people are doing bad things, we have a moral obligation to intervene now, now, now, just silly, say where she is if she is on vacation, who cares? everybody is, in august. >> she is probably on vacation, at the end of august, i am sure she is monitoring everything. >> so isn't this like the carey on the boat thing? >> i also want to stay for the record, with your characterization of her, i think she is a great humanitarian. >> she also understands nothing happens at the u.n., she could show up, not show up, hover
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above it in a drone. it would make no difference with the russians on the security council, nothing is going to happen one way or the other. it is for show. >> good point. >> next up, the president. huh...fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. mmmhmmm...everybody knows that. well, did you know that old macdonald was a really bad speller? your word is...cow. cow. cow. c...o...w... ...e...i...e...i...o. [buzzer] dangnabbit. geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. are you kidding me? no, it's only 15 calories. [ male announcer ] with reddi wip, fruit never sounded more delicious. mmm. [ male announcer ] with 15 calories per serving and real cream, the sound of reddi wip is the sound of joy.
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>> bret: first before the second panel, an update from the court martial of major nidal hasan out in fort hood, texas. no verdict tonight. just two questions from the jury, 13 senior army officers, the panel to the judge, two questions to the judge. no verdict tonight. of course the 42-year-old army psychiatrist faces 13 counts of premeditated murder, 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder. with that we turn to the president's bus tour.
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today he was stumping in new york. >> i think we should rate colleges based on opportunity. are they helping students from all kinds of backgrounds succeed? metrics like how much debt does the average student leave with? how easy is it to pay off? how many students graduate on time? how well do those graduates do in the workforce? over the next few years we're going to work with congress to use these ratings to change how we allocate federal aid for colleges. >> bret: senator rubio, republican from florida, responded with this -- "while i share the president's goal of making college tuition more affordable, i'm strongly opposed to his plan to impose standards on higher education institutions. president obama needs to realize that not every problem can be solved by giving more power to washington bureaucrats." charles? >> it's a classic example. is the federal government not
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intrusive enough in other levels of life, now it's going to look at graduation rates? he proposes something in between for healthcare, but he wanted national healthcare like they have in urine. he wants to nationalize college education as you have it in europe, like the social democracies in europe, but he's not going to say it, so he wants to creepingly increase, in a creeping way, increase the federal control over colleges. you know, i'm not sure it's a good idea. i think there are things that ought to be organic, independent, and higher education is one of them. >> bret: kirsten? >> i don't completely understand the need for this, except for the part on the debt. he is addressing that i think a lot of people struggle with, student loan debt. it's gotten so expensive to send your child to college. if there is a way to encourage universities to help students,
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you know, leave with less debt, i think that could really be transformative for a lot of students. on that front, if they're able to do it, it would be great. i'm not sure how it would work. >> bret: tucker? >> the idea that federal government needs to enmesh itself more into higher education. the government is in fact subsidizing them, so it's more expensive. the meat of his speech could have given 30 years ago. he basically argued that the problem with the u.s. economy is not enough people have access to college. anyone that wants higher education can get it. the problem is the economy can't absorb college graduates, so you wind up with a lot of people in jobs in which they're overqualified, saddled with massive debt. whose fault of that? the fault of the current system is totally reliant on the federal government. does he know what decade this? is it could have been given in 1955, this speech. >> bret: what about the politics, this bus tour, going to syracuse, slipping in the speech about republicans and --
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>> it's great politics. first of all, the campaign never ends. what's he running for exactly? people are upset. i have a daughter going to college tomorrow actually. i'm upset, like every parent is, about the cost of it. i am. everybody is upset about it. so if the president is promising some sort of palliative action, people are for it. >> bret: charles. >> >> if you're not good at governing, great at campaigning, what do you do? campaign. >> bret: you're smiling. that's all we have. that's all i have is a smile. that's what kirsten said. that's it for the panel. stay tuned for a second grader heading to his first day of school with a positive attitude. [ male announcer ] at his current pace, bob will retire when he's 153, which would be fine if bob were a vampire.
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>> bret: finally tonight, it's that time of year again. believe it or not, the summer is winding down. kids are heading back to school. in los angeles, we went to the grand opening of a school in the downtown area and interviewed and incoming second grader named carlos. he was very positive, no matter the question. >> carlos, a second grader here who says, what? you were a little nervous last night, so you said you couldn't sleep last night before coming to class this morning. >> yes. >> so you didn't know you would be the first student ever to come to this school. >> yes. >> you know you hit the jackpot. >> yes. >> you know you're the first student, right? >> yes. >> are you excited? >> yes. >> do you have anything else to say to everyone else out there with school starting? >> yes. >> what do you have to say? >> yes. [laughter] >> bret: good interview. very solid. very positive. just a reminder about fox news first, sign up for that email you get early in the morning.
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Special Report With Bret Baier
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